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Re: Bug#311997: ITP: gaim-latex -- gaim plugin wich translate LaTeX code into image in conversation

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 08:45:11PM +0200, Martin Braure de Calignon wrote:
> Le lundi 06 juin 2005 à 14:28 -0400, Anthony DeRobertis a écrit :
> > Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > Ummm, I think you've missed my point. The thread is discussing a GAIM
> > (instant message client) plugin. So that script is not run by you, it is
> > run by an arbitrary stranger sending you an instant message, but on your
> > machine and as you. That's why its a problem.
> > 
> > Looks like if you installed this package, I could send you an IM and
> > overwrite an arbitrary file on your machine.
> > 
> > [This is just judging from the code snippet posted; don't have time to
> > fully audit the software.]
> > 
> > 
> Well, you're right.
> So I think I won't package it. Do I have to do something special with
> the BTS ? Close the bug ? add a wont-fix tag ?

Make a version which generates the image on the sending side?

Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery, LLC

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